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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
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Postdoctoral Research Associate
20 salaries
AU$59,180 - AU$82,582  
Software Engineer
14 salaries
AU$51,737 - AU$95,000  
Research Scientist
12 salaries
AU$69,447 - AU$120,382  
Lecturer / Speaker
8 salaries
AU$85,470 - AU$95,302  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
8 salaries
AU$142,431 - AU$167,436  
8 salaries
AU$88,511 - AU$127,743  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
8 salaries
AU$71,216 - AU$102,602  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 21 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 392

Key Stats


38 %
62 %
AU$58,644 - AU$108,637
AU$65,070 - AU$134,320
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
AU$61,398 - AU$133,336
AU$58,958 - AU$116,653
AU$65,906 - AU$128,067
AU$60,908 - AU$124,067
AU$65,577 - AU$100,000
AU$57,000 - AU$95,445
AU$48,479 - AU$125,126
AU$49,460 - AU$128,721
AU$59,029 - AU$124,800
AU$65,889 - AU$126,676
University of Melbourne, Faculty of Science

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